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tr.v. de·nom·i·nat·ed, de·nom·i·nat·ing, de·nom·i·nates
1. To issue or express in terms of a given monetary unit: securities that are denominated in dollars or yen.
2. To give a name to; designate.
Of or relating to a quantity as a multiple of a unit: 12 in 12 pounds is denominate.
[Latin dēnōmināre, dēnōmināt- : dē-, de- + nōmināre, to name (from nōmen, nōmin-, name; see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots).]
de·nom′i·na·ble (-nə-bəl) adj.
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(tr) to give a specific name to; designate
(Mathematics) maths (of a number) representing a multiple of a unit of measurement: 4 is the denominate number in 4 miles.
[C16: from de- + Latin nōmināre to call by name; see nominate]
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v.t. -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
to give a name to; denote; designate.
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Past participle: denominated
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|Verb||1.||denominate - assign a name or title to|
denote - be a sign or indication of; "Her smile denoted that she agreed"
number - give numbers to; "You should number the pages of the thesis"
label - assign a label to; designate with a label; "These students were labelled `learning disabled'"
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denominate[dɪˈnɒmɪneɪt] VT → denominar
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